Fibroblast Growth Factors
"Fibroblast Growth Factors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A family of small polypeptide growth factors that share several common features including a strong affinity for HEPARIN, and a central barrel-shaped core region of 140 amino acids that is highly homologous between family members. Although originally studied as proteins that stimulate the growth of fibroblasts this distinction is no longer a requirement for membership in the fibroblast growth factor family.
|Fibroblast Growth Factors
- Fibroblast Growth Factors
- Growth Factors, Fibroblast
- Fibroblast Growth Factor
- Growth Factor, Fibroblast
- Fibroblast Growth Regulatory Factor
- DNA Synthesis Factor
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